Metro East schools investigated for testing irregularities -

Metro East schools investigated for testing irregularities

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Two Metro East schools are among 33 public schools in Illinois being investigated for testing irregularities.

Triad Community Schools in Troy and Shiloh Village School District are among a group of schools which self-reported irregularities with the Illinois Standards Achievement Test to the Illinois Board of Education.

The state is now investigating to see whether any cheating occurred and if discipline action should be taken against teachers or administrators. Disciplinary action could include the loss of educator certificates.

Triad superintendent Leigh Lewis wouldn’t give specifics behind the cause of the irregularities in her district but confirmed they involved tests on reading and science in a 4th grade class. She also said that the teacher involved was fired earlier this year. News 4 is working to get learn more about what lead to the irregularities in these schools districts who is responsible for them.

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